A visit with Lou Eckhoff at his Seatac Dahlia Farm

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by Gardening with Ciscoe

KING5.com

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Updated Saturday, Sep 29 at 3:54 PM

Lou Eckhoff retired from Boeing in the early 70's, and was advised to do something to keep himself busy. That 'something' became raising thousands of dahlias at his Seatac home.

For years people have purchased blooms from Lou's roadside stand and wandered the fields to see what flowers they'd like to order - Lou runs a mail-order tuber business as well.

The Seatac Dahlia Farm is located at 20020 Des Moines Memorial Drive. Order tubers at  http://sea-tacgardens.com/

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